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curt

 (kûrt)
adj. curt·er, curt·est
1. Rudely brief or abrupt, as in speech or manner: was curt and businesslike in the meeting; acknowledged him with a curt nod. See Synonyms at gruff.
2. Terse or condensed: a curt text message.

[Middle English, short, brief, from Anglo-Norman, from Latin curtus; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]

curt′ly adv.
curt′ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.curtly - in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner; "he told me curtly to get on with it"; "he talked short with everyone"; "he said shortly that he didn't like it"
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Translations
باقْتِضاب، بِفَظاظـه
úsečně
afmåltkort for hovedet
kurtán
stuttaralega
úsečne
kabacanezaketsizce

curtly

[ˈkɜːtlɪ] ADV [say, reply] → bruscamente, secamente; [nod] → bruscamente
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

curtly

[ˈkɜːrtli] adv [say, reply] → sèchement
to nod curtly → faire un bref signe de tête
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

curtly

adv reply, nodkurz, knapp; refusekurzerhand
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

curtly

[ˈkɜːtlɪ] advbruscamente, seccamente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

curt

(kəːt) adjective
rudely brief. a curt reply.
ˈcurtly adverb
ˈcurtness noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in periodicals archive ?
Summary: Sir Andy Roberts, Curtly Ambrose heap praise on the young Indian quick
Not only did attendees play on the hallowed turf alongside greats such as Curtly Ambrose, Wasim Akram and Andrew Strauss, they were then regaled over dinner by batting heroes Sir Vivian Richards and Sunil Gavaskar.
Summary: Giant paceman Curtly Ambrose bowls the West Indians to a narrow 11-run victory over Pakistan
BIRTHDAYS: Shirley Conran, writer, 86; Stephen King, novelist, 71; Charles Clarke, politician, 68; Bill Murray, actor, 68; Ethan Coen, film producer and scriptwriter, 61; Curtly Ambrose, former cricketer, 55; Faith Hill, singer, 51; Ricki Lake, actress and talk show host, 50; Luke Wilson, actor, 47; Liam Gallagher, rock musician, 46.
Holder, who has appeared in a total of 29 Tests for the national side and has bagged 53 wickets with an average of 38.52, picked paceman Dale Steyn as his fast bowling option alongside legendary Caribbean bowler Curtly Ambrose and former Australian legend Glenn McGrath.
My batting list for chats was West Indian legends Sir Viv Richards, Sir Curtly Ambrose, Sir Andy Roberts - and our own Geoffrey Boycott.
Harry, who arrived in Antigua yesterday for the start of a 15-day Caribbean tour, was presented with a cricket bat by the sports stars Sir Viv, Sir Andy Roberts and Sir Curtly Ambrose.
Curtly Ambrose played for which national cricket team?
One of the bowling legends for West Indies, Curtly Ambrose, would lead his hands in to a furious hand-jive after taking a wicket.
London: West Indies must find a way to turn the undoubted talent in their ranks into consistent performances that will win Test series, former fast bowler Curtly Ambrose said on Thursday.
Curtly Ambrose wasn't the friendly, fun-loving Caribbean player that the IPL has showcased to Indian fans.
BIRTHDAYS: Shirley Conran, writer, 81; Leonard Cohen, singer/poet, 79; Stephen King, novelist, pictured, 66; Charles Clarke, politician, 63; Bill Murray, actor, 63; Simon Mayo, broadcaster, 55; Rob Morrow, actor, 51; Curtly Ambrose, former cricketer, 50; Faith Hill, singer, 46; Luke Wilson, actor, 42; Liam Gallagher, rock musician, 41.